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MERRIL HOGE RUMORS & GOSSIP

ESPN analyst bashes a top prospect in the NFL draft

Merril Hoge continues his bashing of some of the top prospects in the draft, and this time he’s criticized who many believe is the most talented player available in the draft. Hoge, speaking about defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, stated that his fundamentals were “atrocious” and he’s “Not a very good football player. Gets controlled and trucked a lot.” He didn’t stop...
Via cover32 - Texans
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Merrill Hoge Bashes Jadeveon Clowney, “Not A Very Good Football Player”

Jadeveon Clowney has received a decent amount of criticism over the past couple of months, but ESPN NFL analyst Merrill Hoge took that criticism to a different level Monday. How accurate do you believe Hoge’s comments to be? ESPN’s Merril Hoge called Jadeveon Clowney’s fundamentals “atrocious.” “Not a very good football player .. Gets controlled & trucked a lot.”...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s First Take deletes tweet stating Merril Hoge would take Michael Sam over Jadeveon Clowney

It looks like whoever’s controlling the Twitter for ESPN’s First Take made a big mistake. Earlier we posted a tweet from them stated that Merril Hoge would draft Michael Sam over Jadeveon Clowney. That tweet has since been deleted and Hoge even went on Twitter to clear things up. .@ESPN_FirstTake's tweet from Merril Hoge saying he would take Michael Sam over Clowney has...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge Mad At 1st Take For Saying He’d Take Michael Sam Over Clowney

We seem to have some type communication error going on at ESPN, and we’re here to help clear it up. Merril Hoge is steaming mad and ESPN’s First take may be to blame. Hoge was a guest on the debate based show this morning where he discussed the NFL Draft of course and the overall potential of one Jadeveon Clowney. During the broadcast, the team running First Take’s twitter...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge: Johnny Manziel has ‘bust written all over him’ (Video)

ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge is not a Johnny Manziel fan. On Wednesday, Hoge discussed Manziel on “SportsCenter” and explained why he’s down on the former Heisman Trophy winner. “He has absolutely no instinct or feel for pocket awareness,” Hoge said. “He has an instinct to run. That’s a bad instinct if you’re going to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge Thinks Manziel has ‘Bust Written All Over Him’

With the possible exception of Jadeveon Clowney, no player has been as popular a topic of discussion when talking about the upcoming draft than Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, especially when it comes to his potential to be either a boom or a bust as an NFL quarterback. Count ESPN analyst Merril Hoge as one of those who thinks Johnny Football, despite all the swagger and confidence...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge actually thinks Joe Flacco is the best quarterback in the league

Joe Flacco just had an amazing playoff run which was capped off with a Super Bowl MVP. In case you’re wondering Flacco threw 11 touchdowns and 0 interceptions during this playoff run, which is pretty good we must say. And because of his stellar play and ultimately winning the Super Bowl, Flacco will undoubtedly get paid like he’s an elite quarterback. A fact that should make...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss
'PHONY AS A 3-DOLLAR BILL'

ESPN analyst calls out Tim Tebow

NFL analyst Merril Hoge has reached his saturation point on all things Tim Tebow, as witnessed this week by his takedown of the Jets backup QB.

Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
December 24, 2012  |  3 Comments

Here’s a pic of ESPN analyst Merril Hoge nattily attired in half a necktie

He either took that from his kid’s closet or it’s a piece from the Mr. Potato Head Spring 2012 collection. What’s the deal with ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge and neckties?  If he’s not sporting a knot the size of a baby’s head, he’s showing off his ridiculously short tie that barely stretches past his nipples. Polo shirts Merril…it’s what all the cool kids are wearing...
Via The Last Angry Fan
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge: Cam Newton has been 'mind-boggling'

(By Joseph Person, jperson@charlotteobserver.com) Merril Hoge, like a lot of people, admits he was wrong about Cam Newton.The ESPN analyst was among those who questioned whether Newton was ready for the NFL after playing in a spread offense in his only season at Auburn.
Via Charlotte Observer
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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